The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 178 143 133
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -10
Permanent jobs citing 3G 48 79 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.87% 1.38% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.20% 4.89% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10 31 37
Average salary £40,000 £54,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,050 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,450 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.88% -5.55%
3G
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1501 1616 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.26% 28.33% 32.25%
Number of salaries quoted 931 1078 1275
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3G across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

3G
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3G across the Berkshire region.

3G Salary Trend in Berkshire

3G
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3G across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

3G Salary Histogram in Berkshire

3G
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -12 14 - - 13
Newbury +11 10 £40,000 -27.27%
Slough +13 6 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Bracknell +8 6 £35,000 - 1
3G
South East

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 3G.

1 87 (67.97%) Telecoms
2 72 (56.25%) 4G
3 60 (46.88%) LTE
4 56 (43.75%) 2G
5 40 (31.25%) GSM
6 39 (30.47%) Radio Access Network
7 36 (28.13%) Wireless
8 35 (27.34%) Degree
9 29 (22.66%) UMTS
10 28 (21.88%) Broadband
11 27 (21.09%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (20.31%) Ericsson
13 25 (19.53%) WiMAX
14 21 (16.41%) Smartphone
14 21 (16.41%) Nokia
14 21 (16.41%) Internet
15 20 (15.63%) Huawei
15 20 (15.63%) Network Architecture
16 19 (14.84%) RNC
17 18 (14.06%) Cisco
17 18 (14.06%) Project Management
18 17 (13.28%) Nortel
19 16 (12.50%) QA
20 14 (10.94%) MPLS
20 14 (10.94%) Linux
21 13 (10.16%) Juniper
21 13 (10.16%) SLA
22 12 (9.38%) Service Delivery
22 12 (9.38%) GGSN
23 11 (8.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.78%) MTS
Applications
1 5 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 72 (56.25%) 4G
2 60 (46.88%) LTE
3 56 (43.75%) 2G
4 40 (31.25%) GSM
5 39 (30.47%) Radio Access Network
6 36 (28.13%) Wireless
7 29 (22.66%) UMTS
8 28 (21.88%) Broadband
9 25 (19.53%) WiMAX
10 21 (16.41%) Internet
11 19 (14.84%) RNC
12 14 (10.94%) MPLS
13 12 (9.38%) GGSN
14 11 (8.59%) DNS
14 11 (8.59%) Firewall
15 10 (7.81%) OSPF
15 10 (7.81%) BGP
15 10 (7.81%) TCP/IP
16 8 (6.25%) RIP
16 8 (6.25%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
1 1 (0.78%) Big Data
General
1 87 (67.97%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.03%) Back Office
3 8 (6.25%) Marketing
4 5 (3.91%) Legal
4 5 (3.91%) Billing
5 4 (3.13%) Retail
6 3 (2.34%) Electronics
6 3 (2.34%) Finance
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Military
7 1 (0.78%) French Language
7 1 (0.78%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (10.94%) RAN Engineer
2 13 (10.16%) Network Engineer
3 11 (8.59%) Wireless Engineer
4 9 (7.03%) Test Engineer
5 8 (6.25%) Network Manager
6 7 (5.47%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.47%) Consultant
6 7 (5.47%) Technical Design Authority
7 6 (4.69%) Architecture Manager
7 6 (4.69%) Senior Architect
7 6 (4.69%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.69%) 3G Engineer
7 6 (4.69%) Architect
7 6 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.69%) Design Engineer
7 6 (4.69%) Service Manager
7 6 (4.69%) Senior Design Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Senior Test Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.09%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (16.41%) Smartphone
3 7 (5.47%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.34%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.56%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (1.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.94%) Linux
2 11 (8.59%) UNIX
3 4 (3.13%) Windows
4 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.63%) Network Architecture
2 18 (14.06%) Project Management
3 12 (9.38%) Service Delivery
4 8 (6.25%) Network Planning
5 7 (5.47%) Service Management
5 7 (5.47%) Line Management
5 7 (5.47%) Mentoring
6 6 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (4.69%) ITIL
6 6 (4.69%) Validation
6 6 (4.69%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.91%) Product Marketing
7 5 (3.91%) Information Security
7 5 (3.91%) CRM
7 5 (3.91%) DNA
7 5 (3.91%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (3.13%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.13%) Security Management
8 4 (3.13%) Performance Management
8 4 (3.13%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.25%) C
2 4 (3.13%) Java
3 3 (2.34%) SQL
4 2 (1.56%) Python
4 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (27.34%) Degree
2 9 (7.03%) CCNP
2 9 (7.03%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.69%) HND
3 6 (4.69%) CISSP
4 5 (3.91%) CCSA
4 5 (3.91%) CCSE
4 5 (3.91%) HNC
5 2 (1.56%) MCP
5 2 (1.56%) CCIP
5 2 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.78%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.78%) PMP
6 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.78%) CISM
6 1 (0.78%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.50%) QA
2 13 (10.16%) SLA
3 5 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.56%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.78%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (3.91%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.56%) Netcool
3 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.78%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (20.31%) Ericsson
2 21 (16.41%) Nokia
3 20 (15.63%) Huawei
4 18 (14.06%) Cisco
5 17 (13.28%) Nortel
6 13 (10.16%) Juniper
7 11 (8.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 6 (4.69%) Amdocs
9 5 (3.91%) F5
9 5 (3.91%) Cramer
9 5 (3.91%) Microsoft
9 5 (3.91%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.34%) Remedy
10 3 (2.34%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.56%) NetHawk
12 1 (0.78%) Oracle
12 1 (0.78%) Mapinfo
12 1 (0.78%) HP
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